John Leguizamo

Comedian / Playwright / Film Producer / Film Director / Television Presenter | * 07/22/1964 (58) | Bogotá (Colombia)
John Alberto Leguizamo Peláez (Colombian Spanish: [leɣiˈsamo]; born July 22, 196013:04) is an American actor, comedian, and film producer. He has appeared in over 100 films, produced over 20 films and documentaries, made over 30 television appearances, and has produced various television projects. He's also written and performed for the Broadway stage receiving three Tony Award nominations for Freak in 1998, Sexaholix in 2002, and Latin History for Morons in 2018. He received a Special Tony Award in 2018. He rose to fame with a co-starring role in Super Mario Bros. (1993) as Luigi, Benny Blanco in the crime drama Carlito's Way (1993), and later To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar (1995), for which he received a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor nomination. Other films include Romeo + Juliet (1996), A Brother's Kiss (1997),... ()
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John Leguizamo (born July 22, 1964) is a Colombian-American actor, comedian, voice artist, and producer. Leguizamo is of Puerto Rican and Colombian descent.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Thriller

Known for these Movies & Shows

Awards & Nominations for John Leguizamo

Primetime Emmy Awards Theatre World Special Award Hull-Warriner Award Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play
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Movies with John Leguizamo as Actor(129)

as Luke2022 Tin Soldier
as Movie Star2022 The Menu
as Bruno Madrigal (voice)2021 Encanto
as Estragon2021 Waiting for Godot
as Detective Espada2020 The Night Clerk
as Mario Martinez2020 Critical Thinking
as himself2019 It Takes a Lunatic
as Rodrigo2019 Playing with Fire
as Jeremy Martinez2019 The Sun Is Also a Star
as Jeb2018 Nancy
2018 Krystal
as George Diebold2017 The Crash
as Berto2017 11:55
as Aurelio2017 John Wick: Chapter 2
as Montgomery De La Cruz2016 Stealing Cars
as Sid (voice)2016 Ice Age: Collision Course
as Misael2016 Perros
as Atticus2016 The Hollow Point
as Emir Abreu2016 The Infiltrator
as Fly Boy / Liam (voice)2015 Get Squirrely
as Rose2015 American Ultra
as Sid (voice)2015 Cosmic Scrat-tastrophe
as Dave2015 Sisters
as Taylor2015 Experimenter
as Pete2015 Meadowland
as Himself - Narrator2015 The Latin Explosion: A New America
as Pisanio2014 Cymbeline
as himself2014 The Boomer List
as Jesse2014 Fugly!
as Aurelio2014 John Wick
as Martin2014 Chef
as Santiago2014 Ride Along
as Javier2013 Kick-Ass 2
as Chips (voice)2013 Fish N Chips: The Movie
as Alex (voice)2013 Walking with Dinosaurs
as Coverall Man Randy (uncredited)2013 The Counselor
as Jimmy Alpha2012 One for the Money
as Lucho Calvo2012 The Trip 2
as Sid (voice)2012 Ice Age: Continental Drift
as Narrator (voice)2011 Ballplayer: Pelotero
as himself2011 The Latino List
as Sid (voice)2011 Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas
as Val Valenzuela2011 The Lincoln Lawyer
as Asbury2010 Repo Men
as Jed2009 Rage
as Dante Mendoza2009 The Ministers
as Freek2009 Gamer
as Michael Beltran2008 The Babysitters
as Roger Pena2008 Paraiso Travel
as Sid (voice)2008 Surviving Sid
as Julian2008 The Happening
as Detective Simon Perez2008 Righteous Kill
as Mauricio Rodriguez2008 Nothing Like the Holidays
as Enrico2008 Miracle at St. Anna
as Frank Diaz2007 Where God Left His Shoes
as Felix De La Pena2007 The Take
as Lorenzo Daza2007 Love in the Time of Cholera
as Sid (voice)2006 Ice Age: The Meltdown
as Hannibal2006 The Alibi
as TC2006 The Groomsmen
as Dodge2005 The Honeymooners
as Cholo2005 Land of the Dead
as Antonio2005 Sueno
as Manolo Bonilla2004 Chronicles
as Lex Vargas2003 Undefeated
as Sid (voice)2002 Ice Age
as Victor Rosa2002 Empire
as Felix Ramirez2002 Collateral Damage
as Keith Lang2002 Point of Origin
as Dean Singer2002 Zig Zag
as Spider Mike2002 Spun
as Clown / Violator (archive footage)2001 Once Upon a Time: The Super Heroes
as Toulouse-Lautrec2001 Moulin Rouge!
as Gune (voice)2000 Titan A.E.
as Seymour2000 King of the Jungle
as Vinny1999 Summer of Sam
as Jorge1999 Joe the King
as Chino1998 Body Count
as himself1998 John Leguizamo: Freak
as Zip1998 Frogs for Snakes
as Rat #2 (Voice)1998 Doctor Dolittle
as himself1997 The Making of 'Spawn'
as Pestario 'Pest' Vargas1997 The Pest
as Clown / Violator1997 Spawn
as Lefty1997 A Brother's Kiss
as Captain Rat1996 Executive Decision
as Tybalt1996 Romeo + Juliet
as Manny1996 The Fan
as Angel1993 Night Owl
as Benny Blanco1993 Carlito's Way
as Luigi Mario1993 Super Mario Bros.
as Guess my nationality guy1992 Puerto Rican Mambo (Not a Musical)
as John Castillo1992 Whispers in the Dark
as Chancho1991 Poison
as Boy in Alley1991 Out for Justice
as Liquor Store Gunman1991 Regarding Henry
as Burke1990 Die Hard 2
as Angel1990 Street Hunter
as Ignacio1990 Revenge
as Private Antonio Diaz1989 Casualties of War
as Macetero1984 Mixed Blood

TV Shows/Series with John Leguizamo as Actor(26)

as Rob2022 The Power
as Gor Koresh2019 The Mandalorian
as Raymond Santana Sr.2019 When They See Us
as Robert Rodriguez2015 The Player
as Ozzy Delvecchio2015 Bloodline
as Mr. Buenaventura (voice)2014 BoJack Horseman
as Genie of the Lamp2009 Samurai High School
as Jake Mendez2007 The Kill Point
as Larry Garcia (voice)2000 The Brothers García
as himself1997 The View
1995 MADtv
1994 ER
as Orlando Calderone1984 Miami Vice

Movies with John Leguizamo as Crew(17)

Directing/Director2020 Critical Thinking
Production/Executive Producer2020 Critical Thinking
Writing/Writer2014 Fugly!
Writing/Writer2014 John Leguizamo: Ghetto Klown
Production/Producer2008 The Babysitters
Production/Co-Producer2008 Paraiso Travel
Directing/Director2003 Undefeated
Writing/Writer2003 Undefeated
Production/Executive Producer2000 Nuyorican Dream
Production/Executive Producer1998 John Leguizamo: Freak
Writing/Writer1998 John Leguizamo: Freak
Production/Co-Producer1997 The Pest
Writing/Writer1997 The Pest
Writing/Writer1993 John Leguizamo: Spic-O-Rama
Writing/Writer1991 Mambo Mouth

TV Shows/Series with John Leguizamo as Crew(1)

Creator/Creator1995 House of Buggin'

Additional Information

Full Name: John Alberto Peláez
Born: Wednesday, 07/22 1964 (July) in Bogotá (Colombia) (current age: 58 years + 191 days)
Zodiac sign: Cancer (Chinese zodiac sign: Dragon)
Languages: English (EN), Spanish (ES)
Educated at: Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute, New York University Tisch School of the Arts, Long Island University, Murry Bergtraum High School, HB Studio
Record Label: RCA Records, Inc.
Spouses (current/former): Justine Maurer, Yelba Osorio
Children: Allegra Leguizamo, Lucas Leguizamo
Other names for John Leguizamo (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"John Alberto Leguizamo"
"Damien Garcia"
"Johnny Leggs"
John Leguizamo frequently works together with these people:
Patton Oswalt (21x, Actor)
Chris Wedge (18x, Crew)
Jon Favreau (14x, Actor)
Martin Short (12x, Actor)
Seth MacFarlane (11x, Actor)
Chris Rock (11x, Actor)
Whoopi Goldberg (10x, Actress)
Seth Rogen (10x, Actor)
Drew Barrymore (10x, Actress)
Kristin Chenoweth (10x, Actress)
Ricky Gervais (10x, Actor)
Jon Stewart (10x, Actor)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:469, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 01/22/2023